How Harare has dealt with its urban canine citizens over the years following independence reflects the competing visions of a modern city.
Sports in Africa, Past and Present examines the role played by leisure and professional sports in shaping African life, including resisting colonialism.
These medical volunteers have been closely associated with several kinds of non-human actors, whose behaviour is worth examining in more detail.
The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire.
Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist’s stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives.
The International Year of Indigenous Languages serves as a good impetus to start implementing policies that prioritises Africa’s own languages.
In the past few decades, there’s been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North’s dominance.
Author V.S. Naipaul, who died on Aug. 11, both scorned and mirrored his Caribbean origins. At the University of the West Indies, students must reconcile this conflicted titan’s literary legacy.
The credibility of Zimbabwe’s elections will depend on issues like political violence and media freedom.
Marginalised Namibians should be encouraged to take up cameras to document their lives – on their own terms.
A long read on how science’s dark imperial past still shapes research today – and what to do about it.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
Africa needs a new strategy for mother-tongue based bilingual education, from primary through to tertiary level.
Writing and rewriting black sporting history is a means of redressing exclusion.
Research shows that Indigenous women are at greatest risk of injury within Canada. Income, education and housing inequities play a role. So does systemic racism and post-colonial trauma.
A focus on collaboration among African universities and research institutions is crucial in developing national policies that meet the principles of open data while keeping it safe from exploitation.
Are we witnessing the end of an era in which dictators stayed in power for decades? If so this must be good not only for Angola and Zimbabwe but for southern Africa as a whole.
The Indigenous in New Zealand have fared better than First Nations in Canada in terms of self-determination. Why? It’s about a lot more than geography, land mass and language.
Universities play a major role in procuring the human and intellectual resources needed for fulfilling the various goals of the UN’s Agenda 2030.
An academic article that asserted the benefits of colonialism caused an outcry and resulted in calls for its removal. A post-colonial expert explains why.